Allan Ancheta’s first book “Fusion” launches, promotes local artists and the wonders of art collecting

Art collector Allan Ancheta releases his first book entitled Fusion, taking readers through the wonders of appreciating and collecting pieces, especially in a time when art can bring solace amidst the pandemic. Launching his book on Manila FAME’s new digital event FAME+ Market Days from October 20-22, Ancheta showcases artworks by Filipino talents featured in…

Celebrating Centennial Year of the Word “Robot”: Czech Classic “R.U.R.” Published in Filipino

In an era defined by fast-moving digital transformations and technological innovations, little did everyone know that hundred years ago, a Czech playwright named Karel Čapek had a prophetic vision of a sub-human life capable of performing the work of the world “ROBOT”. To commemorate this centennial anniversary, the Czech Embassy in Manila in cooperation with…

Feel the passion, romance, fire and fervor in both European and Filipino verses on 30 May

The EU Delegation to the Philippines in collaboration with the Embassies of Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy through the Philippine-Italian Association, Poland, Spain through Instituto Cervantes and multi-awarded Filipino poets together with LIRA will hold its “Bersong Euro-Pinoy” to be streamed live at the fb of EU Delegation on 30 May at 5pm. Mr. Thomas…

Italian Ambassador Giorgio Guglielmino explores the meaning of originality in contemporary art in his new book

The Originals Book Launch Italian Ambassador Giorgio Guglielmino has been an avid art collector and appreciator for decades even as he continues his duty as a diplomat to the Philippines since 2017. His love for art knows no bounds, having written several books on contemporary art, two of which were published in English. In his…

69th Palanca Awards names winners

Literary excellence took the spotlight once again as winning authors of the 69 th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature were honored recently at the Peninsula Manila in Makati City. A total of 56 writers, 32 of which are first-time awardees, were chosen as this year’s recipients. Two of the authors each bagged prizes in…